That's probably the thinking over at DreamWorks who have announced they will be revamping the 1984 Steve Martin and Lily Tomlin comedy "All Of Me." Directed by Carl Reiner, it's not exactly fondly remembered, but the comedic potential is easy enough to see. The story centers on a dying millionaire who wants to attempt to get her soul transferred to the body of a young woman to whom she is leaving her fortune, but winds up inside her lawyer's body instead. Comedy ensues! Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein ("The Vow," "Never Been Kissed") are writing the script, and at one time this was set up at New Line as a potential Queen Latifah vehicle. Huh.
Anyway, this is all in very early stages but the the idea of the moment is to switch genders and have the man's soul enter the woman's body. Which is actually not a terrible idea. Check out the trailer for the original below. [THR]